Hemodynamic Support Devices

This hemodynamic support systems include intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD) like the Impella or tandemheart, and ventricular assist devices (VAD).

The Maquet CardioHelp System

Case Study | July 09, 2014 | Atman P. Shah, M.D. and Sandeep Nathan, M.D., The University of Chicago

Mr. KH is a 58-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco abuse who presented...

News | July 07, 2014

July 7, 2014 — Thoratec Corp. has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Ltd. for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and...

Watchman, LAA occluder that may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Left-atrial appendage (LAA) occlusions may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Feature | June 17, 2014 | Dave Fornell

Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions...

IABP, Datascope, Maquet, FDA recall
Feature | May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014 — Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic...

HeartWare Ltd. Ventricular Assist Device Correction Batteries
News | May 07, 2014

May 7, 2014 — HeartWare Intl. Inc. issued a voluntary Urgent Medical Device Correction related to all HeartWare...

Advanced Visualization Artificial Hear Heart Repair Arizona State University

ASU engineer David Frakes examines a 3-D print of an optimized, patient-specific artificial heart that was virtually implanted into a pediatric patient.

Feature | April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 — An Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital...

heartware lvads vanderbilt heart heartmate

The new HeartWare left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is implanted through a minimally invasive approach and sits inside the chest, connecting directly to the heart.

Feature | April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014 — Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) was the first facility in Tennessee to implant the...

News | April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 — Allison Morgan was in pretty bad shape when the medical helicopter touched down on the rooftop...

ICD Heart Failure Treatments VAD California Boston Scientific

Amanda and her husband, Nathan, doting on their daughter, Kassidy, minutes after her arrival.

News | April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 — Three weeks after delivering her first child, Amanda began to suffer from extreme fatigue,...

News | April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014 — New research presented at the 34th annual meeting of the International Society for Heart and Lung...

News | April 14, 2014

April 14, 2014 — CardiacAssist announced it has received a Class 4 medical device license for its TandemHeart system...

News | April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 — The largest single-center study of patients implanted with a total artificial heart found the...

PVAD, percutaneous VAD, hemodynamic support, aortix

Procyrion Aortix is a catheter-deployed pVAD intended for long-term use in the treatment of chronic heart failure.

Feature | March 18, 2014 | Dave Fornell

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Thoratec HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller Heart Failure Devices VAD
News | March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014 — Thoratec Corp. initiated a voluntary worldwide Medical Device Correction in order to update its...

Procyrion Aortix Ventricular Assist Device Hemodynamic Support Heart Failure
Feature | February 07, 2014
February 7, 2014 — Start-up company Procyrion Inc. is developing a catheter-deployed circulatory assist...
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